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Synonyms for salute
səˈlut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. salute, salutation(noun)

    an act of honor or courteous recognition

    "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"

    Synonyms:
    military greeting, greeting, salutation

  2. salute, military greeting(noun)

    a formal military gesture of respect

    Synonyms:
    military greeting, salutation

  3. salute(verb)

    an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat

    Synonyms:
    military greeting, salutation

  4. toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail(verb)

    propose a toast to

    "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"

    Synonyms:
    toast, fuddle, pledge, jollify, booze, whoop it up, crisp, wassail, present, tope, subscribe, make merry, crispen, drink, drink in, make whoopie, imbibe, make happy, racket, plight, revel

  5. salute(verb)

    greet in a friendly way

    "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"

    Synonyms:
    present, toast, wassail, pledge, drink

  6. salute(verb)

    express commendation of

    "I salute your courage!"

    Synonyms:
    present, toast, wassail, pledge, drink

  7. salute(verb)

    become noticeable

    "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils"

    Synonyms:
    present, toast, wassail, pledge, drink

  8. salute(verb)

    honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers

    Synonyms:
    present, toast, wassail, pledge, drink

  9. salute, present(verb)

    recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position

    "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"

    Synonyms:
    toast, demonstrate, pledge, portray, demo, deliver, represent, pose, give, lay out, introduce, face, wassail, submit, award, stage, confront, present, exhibit, acquaint, drink, gift, show

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. salute(v)

    To accost is to speak first, to friend or stranger, generally with a view to opening conversation; greet is not so distinctly limited, since one may return another's greeting; greet and hail may imply but a passing word; greeting may be altogether silent; to hail is to greet in a loud-voiced and commonly hearty and joyous way, as appears in the expression "hail fellow, well met." To salute is to greet with special token of respect, as a soldier his commander. To apostrophize is to solemnly address some person or personified attribute apart from the audience to whom one is speaking; as, a preacher may apostrophize virtue, the saints of old, or even the Deity. To appeal is strictly to call for some form of help or support. Address is slightly more formal than accost or greet, though it may often be interchanged with them. One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, apostrophize, appeal, approach, cost, court, greet, hail, speak to, woo

    Antonyms:
    avoid, cut, elude, ignore, overlook, pass, pass by, shun

    Preposition:
    Address the memorial to the legislature; the president addressed the people in an eloquent speech; he addressed an intruder with indignation.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. salute

    Synonyms:
    hall, compliment, accost, welcome, greet

    Antonyms:
    ignore, insult, pass, disregard, dishonor, scorn, affront

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. salute(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    greet, hail, address, welcome, bow to, nod to, show civility to, pay one's respects to, pay homage or obeisance to

  2. salute(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    kiss, greet with a kiss

  3. salute(n.)

    Synonyms:
    salutation, greeting, address

  4. salute(n.)

    Synonyms:
    kiss, buss

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. salute(n)

    Synonyms:
    salutation

  2. salute(v)

    Synonyms:
    address, greet, hail, welcome, accost

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    welcome, commend, greet, tribute, applaud, hi, greeting

How to pronounce salute?

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How to say salute in sign language?

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How to use salute in a sentence?

  1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.

  2. Fernando Aguerre:

    We salute the five candidatures, which were all excellent and well-known surf destinations, but Tahiti was truly exceptional in offering our athletes, and our sport, spectacular conditions for optimal competitions, for us, Tahiti represents the authenticity of our sport and the ISA's mission to celebrate surfing's unique culture and lifestyle, while also recalling the long history and heritage of our sport from its Polynesian origins.

  3. Charlie Collier:

    If you have a host and an opening number, that's 15 to 20 minutes you can't use to salute the shows, we will go hostless this year, and I think it will give us more time to honor those shows.

  4. Gordon Chang:

    There should be no state dinner, no 21-gun salute.

  5. Chang Gwang-il:

    Timing wise, today's missile was a cannon salute on the Day of the Sun, leading up to the party congress, but now that it has failed, it is an embarrassment.


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